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THE
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 The West Island News team is comprised of local West Islanders committed to serving the community with accurate and up to date information on all things in West Island of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Rhonda Massad

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Editor in Chief

This former Beaconsfield City Councillor turned freelance journalist and charity board-member can be seen all over the West Island – camera in tow – covering local events, highlighting the people, businesses and charities within our communities.

rhonda@westislandnews.com

Morgan Weinmeister

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Managing Editor

Morgan Weinmeister is West Island News’ Managing Editor, who oversees our incredible team of writers, videographers, and volunteers. A recent graduate of Concordia University, with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Morgan is ardent about social justice and community advocacy. She is passionate about journalism and is inspired every day by the kindness and strength of West Islanders.

Nader G. Barsoum

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Writer

Nader is a volunteer for the West Island News since 2017. His passion for the West Island community is infinite. You will find him supporting local  activities, fundraisers, sports tournaments,gala's and even protests. This Pointe-Claire resident is here to serve you to have a better life through transparency and information. His heart belongs to the community.

Dario De Felice

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Writer / Correspondent

Dario De Felice is an intern for the West Island News. He is 17 years old and is bilingual. He has a passion for journalism and hopes to work in the communications field one day. He also enjoys photography, bike rides, and tech.

Branden Desormeau

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Writer / Videographer / Web Designer

Branden is a 3rd year Art History Student at Concordia University. As a photographer and digital artist at heart, you can often see him toting his camera around the West Island. Holding a certificate in communications and digital media, he hopes to one day establish his own career in the media arts. 

Madyson Wroblewski

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Writer / Correspondent

Madyson is an intern for West Island News. She has a passion for journalism and communications. When she is not writing for the West Island she can be found traveling to Calgary to spend time with her family.